Everton F.C. Reserves and Academy

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Everton have a team of Reserves (Under 23s) and an Academy (Under 18s), both of which compete in the Professional Development League.

Reserves and Academy[edit]

Everton Under 23s compete in the Professional Development League and play their matches at the Merseyrail Community Stadium in Southport. They also compete in the Liverpool Senior Cup featuring teams across the Merseyside region although an increasing number of Academy players have taken part.

Everton Under 23s are managed by David Unsworth.

The Everton Academy is situated at Finch Farm training complex in the Liverpool suburb of Halewood where Everton players of all age groups train. The Under 18s compete in the Professional Development League. Matches are commonly played at Finch Farm.

Everton Under 18s are managed by John Ebbrell.


As of 20 August 2016.[1]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Wales GK Aaron Jones
England GK Ben Pierce
England GK Chris Renshaw
England GK Connor Hunt
England GK Joe Hilton
Wales GK Louis Gray
Poland GK Mateusz Hewelt
England GK Matthew Johnson
Republic of Ireland GK Tom Murphy
England DF Antonee Robinson
England DF Callum Connolly
England DF Callum Lees
Australia DF Con Ouzounidis
Wales DF Gethin Jones
England DF James Yates
England DF Jonjoe Kenny
England DF Jordan Corke
England DF Josef Yarney
England DF Liam Morris
England DF Matty Foulds
England DF Morgan Feeney
England DF Nathan Baxter
England DF Nathan Moore
Republic of Ireland MF Aiden McGeady
England MF Alex Denny
England MF Antony Evans
Democratic Republic of the Congo MF Beni Baningime
Scotland MF Danny Bramall
Scotland MF Fraser Hornby
No. Position Player
Republic of Ireland MF Harry Charsley
England MF Jack Bainbridge
England MF Jack Kiersey
England MF Joe Williams
England MF Liam Walsh
England MF Michael Donohue
Wales MF Nathan Broadhead
England MF Nathan Holland
Wales MF Ryan Harrington
England MF Sid Kerr
England MF Stephen Duke-McKenna
Republic of Ireland MF Steven Kinsella
England MF Thomas Scully
England MF Tyrone Duffus
Germany FW Bassala Sambou
England FW Calum Dyson
England FW Charlie Ball
England FW Conor McAleny
England FW Courtney Duffus
Belgium FW David Henen
England FW Delial Brewster
England FW George Withe
England FW Kieran Phillips
Uruguay FW Leandro Rodríguez
Democratic Republic of the Congo FW Manassé Mampala
Finland FW Miko Virtanen
Senegal FW Oumar Niasse
Republic of Ireland FW Sam Byrne
Northern Ireland FW Shayne Lavery

Out on loan[edit]

As of 20 August 2016.[2]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
- England GK Russell Griffiths (on loan to Cheltenham Town until 2 January 2017)
England DF Luke Garbutt (on loan to Wigan Athletic until 2 January 2017)

Achievements and awards[edit]

Year Reserve Player of the Year Academy Player of the Year
2015 England Brendan Galloway Republic of Ireland Harry Charsley
2014 England Tyias Browning England Ryan Ledson
2013 N/A England Chris Long
2012 England Adam Forshaw England Hallam Hope
2011 England Jose Baxter England Jake Bidwell
2010 Republic of Ireland Shane Duffy England Adam Davies
2009 England Kieran Agard England James McCarten
2008 England John Irving England Jack Rodwell
2007 England John Irving England Shaun Densmore
2006 Nigeria Victor Anichebe England Scott Phelan


  • Reserve Team Manager: England David Unsworth
  • Reserve Team Fitness Coach: David Flower
  • Reserve Team Goalkeeping Coach: Andy Fairman
  • Academy Director: Dr Peter Vint
  • Academy Coach: Republic of Ireland Kevin Sheedy
  • Academy Coach: John Doolan
  • Academy Coach: Paul Tait
  • Academy Coach: Colin Littlejohns
  • Academy Coach: Jamie Russell
  • Academy Coach: Tom Kearney
  • Academy Coach: Scott Phelan
  • Academy Coach: Phil Jevons
  • Academy Coach: Paul Bennett
  • Academy Coach: John Miles
  • Academy Coach: John Ebbrell
  • Academy Coach: Peter Cavanagh
  • Academy Coach: Ben Mangan
  • Joint Head of Coaching/Coach Developer 14–18 years : Sean Lundon
  • Joint Head of Coaching/Coach Developer 5–13 years : Chris Sulley
  • Academy Director of Goalkeeping: Kevin O'Brien
  • Academy Professional Clubs Co-ordinator: Ian Lavery
  • Head of Academy Recruitment: Martin Waldron
  • Academy Recruitment Officer: Ray Redmond
  • Academy Local Recruitment Co-ordinator: Sam Bailey
  • Academy Local Recruitment Administrator: Chris Morris
  • Academy Recruitment Officer: Michael Cribley
  • Academy Operations Manager: Joel Waldron
  • Academy Operations Assistant: Daniel Manning
  • Academy Operations Assistant: Sean Farrington
  • Academy Operations Assistant: John King
  • Academy Kit Manager: Danny Webb
  • Academy Transport: Manager: Rob Howe
  • Head of Academy Sports Science: John McKeown
  • Academy Lead Strength and Conditioning Coach: Jack Dowling
  • Performance Analyst: Sean Doherty
  • Performance Analyst: Elliott Stonnell
  • Academy Head Physiotherapist: Peter Beirne
  • Academy Physiotherapist: Daniel Richards
  • Academy Physiotherapist: Emma Constantine
  • Academy Physiotherapist: Joe Maden-Wilkinson
  • Academy Office Manager: Joan Farrelly
  • Head of Education and Welfare: David Porter
  • Education and Welfare Officer: Darren Murphy
  • International Ambassador: Ray Hall

Past Academy players[edit]

The following players are notable past Everton academy members currently playing for clubs in the Premier League, The Football League or in another country.

Name Current club International Name Current club International
Agard, KieranKieran Agard Bristol City Nigeria Akpan, HopeHope Akpan Reading  Nigeria
Nigeria Anichebe, VictorVictor Anichebe West Brom FC  Nigeria Barkley, RossRoss Barkley Everton  England
Barry, AnthonyAnthony Barry Accrington Stanley Barton, JoeyJoey Barton Glasgow Rangers  England
Baxter, JoseJose Baxter Sheffield United  England U-17 Bidwell, JakeJake Bidwell Brentford  England U-19
Scotland Boyle, PatrickPatrick Boyle Scotland Ayr United  Scotland U-19 Connolly, CallumCallum Connolly Everton  England U-19
Brown, ScottScott Brown Accrington Stanley  England U-19 Australia Carney, DavidDavid Carney Australia Sydney F.C.  Australia
Clarke, PeterPeter Clarke Bury  England U-21 Wales Craig, NathanNathan Craig Wales Caernarfon Town  Wales U-21
Cummins, AdamAdam Cummins Wales Bangor City Republic of Ireland Delany, DeanDean Delany Republic of Ireland Bohemians  Republic of Ireland U-21
Republic of Ireland Dennehy, DarrenDarren Dennehy Republic of Ireland St Patrick's Athletic  Republic of Ireland U-21 Dobie, LukeLuke Dobie Wigan Athletic
Donegan, TomTom Donegan Wales Rhyl Republic of Ireland Duffy, ShaneShane Duffy Blackburn Rovers  Republic of Ireland
Forshaw, AdamAdam Forshaw Middlesbrough Scotland Fox, DannyDanny Fox Nottingham Forest  Scotland
Garbutt, LukeLuke Garbutt Fulham  England U-21 Republic of Ireland Gerrard, AnthonyAnthony Gerrard Oldham Athletic  Republic of Ireland U-18
Harris, JayJay Harris Tranmere Rovers Hibbert, TonyTony Hibbert Everton
Hughes, MarkMark Hughes Accrington Stanley Jones, JamieJamie Jones Stevenage Borough
Kissock, John PaulJohn Paul Kissock Ebbsfleet United  England U-18 Lundstram, JohnJohn Lundstram Oxford United  England U-20
McAleny, ConorConor McAleny Wigan Athletic Scotland McEveley, JayJay McEveley Sheffield United  Scotland
Germany Mustafi, ShkodranShkodran Mustafi Spain Valencia  Germany Democratic Republic of the Congo Nsiala, AristoteAristote Nsiala Grimsby Town  DR Congo
O'Hanlon, SeanSean O'Hanlon Stockport County  England U-20 Republic of Ireland O'Kane, EunanEunan O'Kane Bournemouth  Republic of Ireland
Orenuga, FemiFemi Orenuga Wealdstone Osman, LeonLeon Osman Everton  England
Densmore, ShaunShaun Densmore Altrincham Pilkington, GeorgeGeorge Pilkington Macclesfield Town
Republic of Ireland Potter, DarrenDarren Potter Milton Keynes Dons  Republic of Ireland Redmond, DanielDaniel Redmond Scotland Hamilton Academicals
Rodwell, JackJack Rodwell Sunderland  England Rooney, WayneWayne Rooney Manchester United  England
Schumacher, StevenSteven Schumacher Stevenage Borough  England U-19 Republic of Ireland Sheppard, KarlKarl Sheppard Republic of Ireland Cork City  Republic of Ireland U-21
Norway Stubhaug, LarsLars Stubhaug Norway Rosenborg  Norway U-21 Symes, MichaelMichael Symes Southport
Thompson, ZacZac Thompson Guiseley Wales Valentine, RyanRyan Valentine Wales Bala Town  Wales U-21
Vaughan, JamesJames Vaughan Birmingham City  England U-21 Iceland Viðarsson, BjarniBjarni Viðarsson Iceland FH  Iceland
Wallace, JamesJames Wallace Sheffield United  England U-20 Wilson, LaurenceLaurence Wilson Morecambe  England U-19
Browning, TyiasTyias Browning Everton  England U-21 Dier, EricEric Dier Tottenham Hotspur  England U-21
Baines, LeightonLeighton Baines Everton  England Wales Roberts, ConnorConnor Roberts Wales Bangor City  Wales U-21
Sweden Hammar, JohanJohan Hammar Norway Frederikstad  Sweden U-19 Heneghan, BenBen Heneghan Chester
Scotland Kennedy, MatthewMatthew Kennedy Cardiff City  Scotland U-21 Hope, HallamHallam Hope Bury  England U-19
Thomas, AdamAdam Thomas Macclesfield Town McCready, TomTom McCready Exeter City
Hunt, ConnorConnor Hunt Colwyn Bay Waring, GeorgeGeorge Waring Barnsley
Ledson, RyanRyan Ledson Cambridge United  England U-18 Dowell, KeiranKeiran Dowell Everton  England U-18
Long, ChrisChris Long Burnley  England U-20 Grant, ConorConor Grant Doncaster Rovers  England U-18
Pennington, MatthewMatthew Pennington Everton  England U-19 Springthorpe, MasonMason Springthorpe Northwich Victoria
Wales Jones, GethinGethin Jones Everton  Wales U-19 Duffus, CourtneyCourtney Duffus Bury
Green, GeorgeGeorge Green Burnley  England U-17 Poland Taudul, MateuszMateusz Taudul Cyprus AEK Larnaca  Poland U-19
Irving, JohnJohn Irving New Zealand Auckland City Higgins, RyanRyan Higgins Chester
Thorniley, JordanJordan Thorniley Stockport County Dyson, CalumCalum Dyson Chester
Forrester, AntonAnton Forrester Blackburn Rovers Wales Davies, AdamAdam Davies Barnsley
Republic of Ireland McLaughlin, BenBen McLaughlin Republic of Ireland Derry City Touray, IbouIbou Touray Wales Rhyl
Australia Adelson, JakeJake Adelson Australia Central Coast Mariners Scarisbrick, KyleKyle Scarisbrick Wales Rhyl
Cosgrove, SamSam Cosgrove Wigan Athletic Wales Graham, JamesJames Graham Colwyn Bay  Wales U-19
Griffiths, RussellRussell Griffiths Halifax Town  England U-20 Kenny, JonjoeJonjoe Kenny Oxford United  England U-19
Czech Republic Stanek, JindrichJindrich Stanek Hyde United  Czech Republic U-21 O'Brien, DannyDanny O'Brien Chester
Walsh, LiamLiam Walsh Yeovil Town  England U-18 Brewster, DelialDelial Brewster Stocport County
Duffus, TyroneTyrone Duffus Skelmersdale United Donohue, MichaelMichael Donohue Barrow A.F.C.
Newell, GeorgeGeorge Newell Bolton Wanderers Davies, TomTom Davies Everton  England U-18


  1. ^ "Squad List". evertonfc.com. Everton Football Club. 
  2. ^ "First Team". Everton F.C. Retrieved 7 November 2015. 

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